INDIA CAPABLE OF DEVELOPING ICBM
NEW DELHI [MENL] -- India is capable of developing an intercontinentalballistic missile and the government must now decide whether to do so, aleading official said. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam , the chief scientific adviser to Prime Minister AtalBehari Vajpayee, said his country can quickly develop such a missile tomatch Pakistan's capability. An ICBM has a minimum range of 5,500kilometers.